3CS helps us protect ourselves now and in the future from debilitating cyberattacks which threaten our businesses, our privacy, our lives, and our democracy.
Largo, Maryland (PRWEB)
June 22, 2017
At a time when the U.S. is rapidly trying to build a cybersecurity infrastructure to combat the constant threat of cyberattacks, the Community College Cyber Summit (3CS) is gearing up to train, educate and develop the future cyber workforce. The fourth annual 3CS is scheduled for June 28 to 30 at Prince George’s Community College and National Harbor, Maryland.
This year’s theme is “Strengthening Our Cyber IQ” and follows one of four tracks: new to cybersecurity, experienced in cybersecurity, cybersecurity across the curriculum, and student track. A new pre-Summit Job Fair for students and recent graduates is scheduled for the morning of June 28. All interested participants should come with a resume.
3CS is the only national academic conference of its kind focused solely on cybersecurity education at community colleges. With nearly 1,500 community colleges in the U.S. and an expected cybersecurity workforce shortage, faculty and staff from these schools are flocking to 3CS to get ahead.
“By spreading the cybersecurity message among community colleges throughout the country, 3CS helps us protect ourselves now and in the future from debilitating cyberattacks which threaten our businesses, our privacy, our lives, and our democracy,” said Dr. Robert Spear, Chair of 3CS.
3CS aims to aid the needed workforce by providing training, presentations, sharing of ideas, networking, and the inaugural job fair to ultimately assure students are properly educated in the cybersecurity field. Faculty and administrators as well as students, those interested in becoming involved in…